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Another Listing of US Casualities

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Another Listing of US Casualities

Posted: 18 Aug 2005 2:09PM GMT
Classification: Death
NAME AGE UNIT HOMETOWN DETAILS
Cpl. Daniel Abreu Fernandez 24 Isabel La Catolica Light Infantry Regiment, 29th Air Mobile Brigade Vigo, Spain One of 17 soldiers killed when a Spanish Army Cougar AS532 helicopter crashed near Herat, Afghanistan, on August 16, 2005
Sgt. Maj. Phillip R. Albert 41 Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division Terryville, Connecticut Killed in the accidental crash of a MH-53M Pave Low helicopter in Afghanistan on November 23, 2003
Staff Sgt. Leroy E. Alexander 27 Company C, 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) Dale City, Virginia Killed when a roadside bomb exploded near his Ground Mobility Vehicle during operations in Afghanistan's southeastern region near Orgun-e, Afghanistan, on June 3, 2005
Sgt. Thomas F. Allison 22 Company E, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment Roy, Washington Allison was aboard an MH-47 Chinook helicopter that crashed at sea in the southern Philippines on February 21, 2002.
Cpl. William M. Amundson Jr. 21 Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment The Woodlands, Texas Killed during a ground assault force infiltration in eastern Afghanistan when the Ground Mobility Vehicle he was riding in rolled over on October 18, 2004
Lance Cpl. Brian J. N. Andersen 26 Royal Danish Engineering battalion Denmark One of five soldiers killed when two Russian SA-3 anti-aircraft missiles accidentally exploded while they were trying to defuse them in Kabul, Afghanistan, on March 6, 2002
Spc. Marc A. Anderson 30 Company A, 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment Brandon, Florida Anderson was shot and killed while exiting an MH-47 Chinook helicopter under fire on Takur Ghar Mountain in eastern Afghanistan during Operation Anaconda on March 4, 2002.
Master Sgt. Evander Earl Andrews 36 366th Civil Engineer Squadron Solon, Maine Andrews was killed in a heavy equipment accident near Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, on October 10, 2001, the first death in Operation Enduring Freedom.
Capt. Tamara L. Archuleta 23 41st Rescue Squadron, 347th Rescue Wing Los Lunas, New Mexico Killed along with five other Air Force rescue team members when their HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter crashed while on the way to help two injured Afghan children on March 23, 2003
Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew G. Axelson 29 SEAL Delivery Vehicle Team One, Naval Special Warfare Group Three Cupertino, California Axelson was part of a four-man SEAL reconnaissance team that called for help during a firefight with Taliban fighters in Kunar Province, Afghanistan, on June 28, 2005. His remains were found during a combat search and rescue operation on July 10, 2005. Two other team members were killed but a third survived. (Full story)
Chief Warrant Officer David Ayala 24 Company F, 5th Battalion, 159th Aviation Regiment, 12th Aviation Brigade New York, New York Killed when a CH-47 Chinook transport helicopter crashed in bad weather near Ghazni, Afghanistan, as it was flying back to Bagram Air Base near Kabul on April 6, 2005
Junior Sgt. Joerg Baasch N/A German Army, International Security Assistance Force Densborn, Germany Killed when a suicide car bomb detonated next to the bus he was traveling near the Afghan National Army training facility in Kabul, Afghanistan, on June 7, 2003
Capt. Matthew W. Bancroft 29 Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 352, Marine Aircraft Group 11, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing Burney, California Bancroft was aboard a KC-130/R Hercules refueling aircraft that crashed into a mountain in southwestern Pakistan on January 9, 2002.
Sgt. Maj. Barbaralien Banks 41 Headquarters Battery, Division Artillery, 25th Infantry Division Harvey, Louisiana Killed when a CH-47 Chinook transport helicopter crashed in bad weather near Ghazni, Afghanistan, as it was flying back to Bagram Air Base near Kabul on April 6, 2005
Sgt. Michael C. Barry 29 205th Medical Battalion, Missouri Army National Guard Overland Park, Kansas Barry was fatally injured while riding in a vehicle that was struck by another vehicle in Doha, Qatar, on February 1, 2003.
Sgt. Bobby E. Beasley 36 Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 116th Infantry Regiment, Virginia Army National Guard Inwood, West Virginia Killed when his vehicle struck an improvised explosive device in Ghazikel, Afghanistan, on August 7, 2004
Cpl. Robbie Christopher Beerenfenger 29 3rd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment Ottawa, Canada Killed when the lead vehicle of his patrol struck an explosive device while on patrol near Camp Julien, the main Canadian camp in southwest Kabul, Afghanistan, on October 2, 2003
Chief Warrant Officer Andreas Beljo N/A German Army, International Security Assistance Force Eldorf, Germany Killed when a suicide car bomb detonated next to the bus he was traveling near the Afghan National Army training facility in Kabul, Afghanistan, on June 7, 2003
Lance Cpl. Bryan P. Bertrand 23 Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 352, Marine Aircraft Group 11, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing Coos Bay, Oregon Killed when a KC-130/R Hercules refueling aircraft crashed into a mountain as it approached a military airfield in southwestern Pakistan on January 9, 2002.
Sgt. Jay A. Blessing 23 Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment Tacoma, Washington Killed when the Humvee he was riding was hit by an improvised explosive device in Asadabad, Afghanistan, on November 16, 2003
Officer Helge Boes 32 Counterterrorism Center, Central Intelligence Agency Virginia Killed when a grenade detonated prematurely during a live-fire exercise in eastern Afghanistan on February 5, 2003
Chief Petty Officer Matthew J. Bourgeois 35 Naval Special Warfare Development Group Tallahassee, Florida Killed when he stepped on a land mine during a training mission near Kandahar, Afghanistan, on March 28, 2002
Gunnery Sgt. Stephen L. Bryson 36 Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 352, Marine Aircraft Group 11, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing Montgomery, Alabama Killed when a KC-130/R Hercules refueling aircraft crashed into a mountain as it approached a military airfield in southwestern Pakistan on January 9, 2002
Sgt. Robert Busuttil 30 Royal Logistics Corps Tycoch, Swansea, Wales Killed by a fellow soldier at the British base at Kabul International Airport on August 17, 2002
Staff Sgt. Thomas K. Butzkowsky 26 Royal Danish Engineering battalion Denmark One of five soldiers killed when two Russian SA-3 anti-aircraft missiles accidentally exploded while they were trying to defuse them in Kabul, Afghanistan, on March 6, 2002
Pvt. Isaac Calvo Pineiro 20 Isabel La Catolica Light Infantry Regiment, 29th Air Mobile Brigade Ferrol, Spain One of 17 soldiers killed when a Spanish Army Cougar AS532 helicopter crashed near Herat, Afghanistan, on August 16, 2005
Lance Cpl. Kim Carlsen 35 Royal Danish Engineering battalion Denmark One of five soldiers killed when two Russian SA-3 anti-aircraft missiles accidentally exploded while they were trying to defuse them in Kabul, Afghanistan, on March 6, 2002
William Carlson 43 Directorate of Operations, Central Intelligence Agency Southern Pines, North Carolina One of two civilian CIA contractors killed in an ambush near Shkin, Afghanistan, on October 25, 2003
Spc. Curtis A. Carter 25 Headquarters Company 3d Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Calvary Division Lafayette, Louisiana Died of a non-hostile gunshot wound in Kuwait on February 27, 2002
Pvt. Jesus Casal Rivera 26 Isabel La Catolica Light Infantry Regiment, 29th Air Mobile Brigade Marin, Spain One of 17 soldiers killed when a Spanish Army Cougar AS532 helicopter crashed near Herat, Afghanistan, on August 16, 2005
Pvt. Gonzalo Casalderrey Nazara 20 Isabel La Catolica Light Infantry Regiment, 29th Air Mobile Brigade Pontevedra, Spain One of 17 soldiers killed when a Spanish Army Cougar AS532 helicopter crashed near Herat, Afghanistan, on August 16, 2005
Sgt. 1st Class Victor H. Cervantes 28 Company C, 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) Stockton, California A weapons sergeant, Cervantes died of wounds sustained during combat operations while on patrol with Afghan security forces in Afghanistan's Paktika province on June 11, 2005
Capt. Jeremy A. Chandler 30 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group Clarksville, Tennessee Died of non-hostile injuries while he was conducting training operations at Forward Operating Base Ripley in Tarin Kowt, Afghanistan, on August 11, 2005
Tech. Sgt. John A. Chapman 36 24th Special Tactics Squadron Waco, Texas An Air Force combat controller, Chapman was shot and killed when he and a group of Navy SEALs were attempting to rescue another Navy SEAL during Operation Anaconda in southern Afghanistan on March 4, 2002
Sgt. 1st Class Nathan Ross Chapman 31 Company C, 3rd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) San Antonio, Texas Shot and killed during an ambush in the vicinity of Khost, Afghanistan, near the Pakistan border on January 4, 2002
Sgt. Steven Checo 22 Company D, 2nd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division New York, New York Shot and killed in a gunfight while on a nighttime operation in the eastern Afghan province of Paktika, near the border of Pakistan, on December 20, 2002
Staff Sgt. Craig W. Cherry 39 Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 116th Infantry Regiment, Virginia Army National Guard Winchester, Virginia Killed when his vehicle struck an improvised explosive device in Ghazikel, Afghanistan, on August 7, 2004
Lance Cpl. Jeffery L. Clark 24 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division Bay City, Florida Died of a non-hostile medical illness at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, on July 22, 2003
Gunnery Sgt. Theodore Clark Jr. 31 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force Emporia, Virginia Killed when his vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb during combat operations near Gardez, Afghanistan, on August 4, 2005
1st Sgt. Herbert R. Claunch 58 217th Military Police Company, Alabama Army National Guard Wetumpka, Alabama Died after collapsing on the floor in his quarters in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, on April 18, 2004
Spc. Brian M. Clemens 19 Company C, 1st Battalion, 293rd Infantry Regiment, Indiana Army National Guard Kokomo, Indiana Died as a result of injuries received when his Humvee overturned in Kuwait on February 6, 2003
Staff Sgt. Shawn M. Clemens 28 Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division Allegany, New York Killed in an accidental explosion at a weapons cache west of Ghazni, Afghanistan, on January 29, 2004
Staff Sgt. Walter F. Cohee III 26 Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 361, Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing Mardela Springs, Maryland Killed when his CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter crashed while on a resupply mission in Afghanistan on January 20, 2002
Spc. Anthony S. Cometa 21 1864th Transportation Company, 106th Transportation Battalion, Nevada Army National Guard Las Vegas, Nevada Died when his Humvee rolled over in Safwan, Kuwait, on June 16, 2005
Cpl. Matthew A. Commons 21 Company A, 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment Boulder City, Nevada Shot and killed when he and fellow Rangers were exiting a Chinook helicopter while under fire after landing on Takur Ghar mountain in eastern Afghanistan during Operation Anaconda on March 4, 2002
Capt. David S. Connolly 37 1173rd Transportation Terminal Battalion, Army Reserve Boston, Massachusetts Killed when a CH-47 Chinook transport helicopter crashed in bad weather near Ghazni, Afghanistan, as it was flying back to Bagram Air Base near Kabul on April 6, 2005
Spc. Robert J. Cook 24 Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division Sun Prairie, Wisconsin Killed in an accidental explosion at a weapons cache west of Ghazni, Afghanistan, on January 29, 2004
Tech Sgt. Sean M. Corlew 37 15th Special Operations Squadron, 16th Special Operations Wing Thousand Oaks, California Killed when an Air Force MC-130H Combat Talon II transport plane crashed on takeoff in eastern Afghanistan on June 12, 2002
Staff Sgt. Brian T. Craig 27 710th Explosive Ordnance Detachment Houston, Texas Killed when the rockets that he and three other soldiers were trying to destroy accidentally detonated in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on April 15, 2002
Spc. Richard M. Crane 25 Detachment 1, 325th Field Hospital, Army Reserve Independence, Missouri Died of non-combat related injuries in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on February 8, 2005
Sgt. Bradley S. Crose 27 Company A, 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment Orange Park, Florida Shot and killed when he and fellow Rangers were exiting a Chinook helicopter while under fire after landing on Takur Ghar mountain in eastern Afghanistan during Operation Anaconda on March 4, 2002
Senior Airman Jason D. Cunningham 26 38th Rescue Squadron Camarillo, California Cunningham was shot and wounded on Takur Ghar during Operation Anaconda on March 4, 2002. He died while waiting to be evacuated.
Machinist's Mate Fireman Apprentice Bryant L. Davis 20 The aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk Chicago, Illinois Davis fell overboard on November 7, 2001, and was declared deceased after more than two days of search and rescue efforts were unsuccessful.
Master Sgt. Jefferson Donald Davis 39 Company D, 2nd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) Watauga, Tennessee One of three soldiers killed when a 2,000-pound satellite-guided bomb was targeted incorrectly and hit near his position north of Kandahar, Afghanistan, on December 5, 2001
Spc. Robert W. Defazio 21 23rd Ordnance Company, 101st Ordnance Battalion, 29th Support Group West Babylon, New York Died of non-combat related injuries in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on April 24, 2005
Capt. Friedrich Deininger 53 25th Army Aviation Regiment, German Army Laupheim, Germany One of seven German soldiers killed when a German CH-53 Super Stallion helicopter accidentally crashed near Kabul, Afghanistan, on December 21, 2002
Pfc. Jerod R. Dennis 19 Company B, 3rd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division Soper, Oklahoma Killed in a firefight with suspected Taliban fighters in Ne Shkin, Afghanistan, on April 25, 2003
Spc. Isaac E. Diaz 26 Company B, 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division Rio Hondo, Texas Died when his military vehicle rolled over while on patrol in Sharona, Afghanistan, on December 1, 2004
Petty Officer 2nd Class Danny P. Dietz 25 SEAL Delivery Vehicle Team Two, Naval Special Warfare Group Four Littleton, Colorado Dietz was part of a four-man SEAL reconnaissance team that called for help during a firefight with Taliban fighters in Kunar Province, Afghanistan, on June 28, 2005. His remains were found during a combat search and rescue operation on July 4, 2005. Two other team members were killed but a third survived. (Full story)
Pfc. James R. Dillon Jr. 19 3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division Grove City, Pennsylvania Died of a non-combat related injury in Kuwait on March 13, 2003
Spc. Jason A. Disney 21 58th Maintenance Company, 7th Transportation Battalion, 507th Corps Support Group Fallon, Nevada Died shortly after a piece of heavy equipment fell on him at Bagram Air Base north of Kabul, Afghanistan, on February 13, 2002
Maj. Duane W. Dively 43 1st Reconnaissance Squadron, 380th Air Expeditionary Wing Rancho California, California Died when his U-2 Dragon Lady reconnaissance and surveillance aircraft crashed while returning to Al Dhafra Air Base in the United Arab Emirates after completing a mission over Afghanistan on June 22, 2005
Staff Sgt. James P. Dorrity 37 Company E, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment Aurora, Colorado Killed when a MH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed at sea in the southern Philippines on February 21, 2002
Cpl. Ainsworth Dyer 24 3rd Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Battle Group Montreal, Quebec Killed when a U.S. fighter jet mistakenly dropped a 500-pound bomb on his unit during a training mission near Kandahar, Afghanistan, on April 18, 2002
NAME AGE UNIT HOMETOWN DETAILS
Pvt. James H. Ebbers 19 551st Military Police Company Tinley Park, Illinois Died of a non-hostile gunshot wound in Djibouti, Africa, on October 14, 2002
Spc. Jonn J. Edmunds 20 Company B, 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment Cheyenne, Wyoming Killed when the UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter he was in crashed in Pakistan on October 19, 2001
Capt. Daniel W. Eggers 28 Company C, 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne) Cape Coral, Florida Killed along with three others when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb as they swerved to avoid another explosive device in the road while returning to their base of operations near Kandahar, Afghanistan, on May 29, 2004
Chief Warrant Officer Jody L. Egnor 32 Company E, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment Middletown, Ohio Killed when a MH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed at sea in the southern Philippines on February 21, 2002
Junior Sgt. Frank Ehrlich N/A German Air Force Germany One of seven German soldiers killed when a German CH-53 Super Stallion helicopter accidentally crashed near Kabul, Afghanistan, on December 21, 2002
Sgt. Michael J. Esposito Jr. 22 Company A, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division Brentwood, New York Killed when his team came under small-arms fire while clearing a village in Deh Rawod, Afghanistan, on March 18, 2004
Pvt. Pedro Fajardo Cabeza 28 4th Maneuver Helicopter Battalion, Spanish Army Helicopter Forces Alcala de Guadaira, Spain One of 17 soldiers killed when a Spanish Army Cougar AS532 helicopter crashed near Herat, Afghanistan, on August 16, 2005
Staff Sgt. Christopher M. Falkel 22 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group Highlands Ranch, Colorado Killed when his unit was engaged by enemy forces using small-arms fire during combat operations in Deh Afghan, Afghanistan, on August 8, 2005
Maj. Curtis D. Feistner 34 Company E, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment White Bear Lake, Minnesota Killed when a MH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed at sea in the southern Philippines on February 21, 2002
Sgt. Kelvin E. Feliciano-Gutierrez 21 Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division Anasco, Puerto Rico Gutierrez was a .50 caliber gunner on a vehicle that was returning from patrol when it veered off the road and turned over. Gutierrez suffered fatal injuries while trapped under the vehicle and died at Bagram Air Base north of Kabul, Afghanistan, on June 28, 2003
Spc. Kyle Ka Eo Fernandez 26 Company C, 2nd Battalion, 5th Infantry, 25th Infantry Division (Light) Waipahu, Hawaii Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near their dismounted patrol in Miam Do, Afghanistan, on October 14, 2004
Capt. Michael T. Fiscus 36 76th Infantry Brigade, Indiana Army National Guard Milford, Indiana One of four soldiers killed when a land mine exploded beneath their vehicle while they were examining potential firing range sites for the Afghan military in Kabul, Afghanistan, on March 26, 2005
Cpl. Jacob R. Fleischer 25 Company C, 2nd Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division (Light) St. Louis, Missouri Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his unit in Deh Rawod, Afghanistan, on November 24, 2004
2nd Lt. Iosif-Silviu Fogorasi 33 151st Infantry Battalion, Romanian Army Alesd, Romania Killed when his armored convoy came under fire from unidentified attackers near Spin Boldak, Afghanistan, along the Pakistan border on November 11, 2003
Chief Petty Officer Jacques J. Fontan 36 SEAL Team 10, Naval Special Warfare Group Two New Orleans, Louisiana One of 16 U.S. troops killed when a MH-47D Chinook helicopter was shot down while trying to reinforce a four-man SEAL reconnaissance team near Asadabad, Afghanistan, in Kunar Province on June 28, 2005
Staff Sgt. Ryan D. Foraker 31 342nd Military Police Company, U.S. Army Reserve Logan, Ohio Foraker went missing near Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and his clothes and personal effects were found near the water's edge. He was declared dead on November 1, 2002.
Sgt. Jeremy D. Foshee 25 Company E, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment Pisgah, Alabama Killed when a MH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed at sea in the southern Philippines on February 21, 2002
Cpl. Dale E. Fracker Jr. 23 Company C, 2nd Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division Apple Valley, California Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his unit in Deh Rawod, Afghanistan, on November 24, 2004
Cpl. David M. Fraise 24 Company A, 2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division New Orleans, Louisiana Killed when an improvised explosive device hit his patrol in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on June 7, 2004
Staff Sgt. Gregory M. Frampton 37 Company D, 1st Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment Santa Ana, California Killed when an Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashed near the Bagram Air Base on January 30, 2003
Sgt. Alfredo Francisco Jodar 29 4th Maneuver Helicopter Battalion, Spanish Army Helicopter Forces Colmenar, Spain One of 17 soldiers killed when a Spanish Army Cougar AS532 helicopter crashed near Herat, Afghanistan, on August 16, 2005
Staff Sgt. Jacob L. Frazier 24 169th Air Support Operations Squadron, 182nd Airlift Wing, Illinois Air National Guard St. Charles, Illinois Killed when the four-vehicle convoy he was in was ambushed on a reconnaissance patrol in Geresk, Afghanistan, on March 29, 2003
Spc. Daniel J. Freeman 20 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Cincinnati, Ohio Killed when a CH-47 Chinook transport helicopter crashed in bad weather near Ghazni, Afghanistan, as it was flying back to Bagram Air Base near Kabul on April 6, 2005
Staff Sgt. Kerry W. Frith 37 Company E, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment Las Vegas, Nevada Killed when a MH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed at sea in the southern Philippines on February 21, 2002
Spc. Chad C. Fuller 24 Company B, 1st Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division Potsdam, New York Died of wounds received during a firefight with Taliban fighters northwest of Shkin, in Paktika province in Afghanistan on August 31, 2003
Staff Sgt. Justin J. Galewski 28 710th Explosive Ordnance Detachment Fort Myer, Florida Killed when the rockets that he and three other soldiers were trying to destroy accidentally detonated in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on April 15, 2002
Sgt. Daniel Lee Galvan 30 Company B, 2nd Battalion, 25th Aviation Regiment, 25th Light Infantry Division Moore, Oklahoma Killed when the helicopter he was in developed mechanical difficulties and crashed in Salerno, Afghanistan, on August 12, 2004
Pvt. 1st Class Damian J. Garza 19 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment Odessa, Texas One of two soldiers who died after their Humvee slid into the Kunar River northeast of Jalalabad, Afghanistan, near the Pakistani border on August 4, 2005
Sgt. Christopher P. Geiger 38 Headquarters Company, 213th Area Support Group, Pennsylvania Army National Guard Northhampton, Pennsylvania Died of a non-combat related cause in Bagram, Afghanistan, on July 9, 2003
Lance Cpl. Darren John George 22 1st Battalion, Royal Anglian Regiment Essex, England Accidentally shot in the head while on patrol in Kabul, Afghanistan, on April 9, 2002
Staff Sgt. Scott N. Germosen 37 Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 352, Marine Aircraft Group 11, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing Coram, New York Killed when a KC-130/R Hercules refueling aircraft crashed into a mountain as it approached a military airfield in southwestern Pakistan on January 9, 2002
Chief Warrant Officer Thomas J. Gibbons 31 Company D, 1st Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment Edgewater, Maryland Killed when an Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashed near the Bagram Air Base on January 30, 2003
Sgt. Benjamin L. Gilman 28 Company A, 41st Engineer Battalion, 10th Mountain Division Meridan, Connecticut Killed when a weapons cache prematurely exploded on January 29, 2004, in Ghazni, Afghanistan. Initially listed as missing, his remains were recovered on February 2, 2004.
Cpl. Major Bruno Giovanni 24 Susa Battalion, 3rd Alpine Regiment, Task Force Cobra, Italian Army Crispi, Taranto, Italy Died when his VM-90 wheeled military vehicle veered off the road approximately 28 miles (45 kilometers) outside of Kabul, Afghanistan, on October 3, 2004
Staff Sgt. Shamus O. Goare 29 Company B, 3rd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment Danville, Ohio One of 16 U.S. troops killed when a MH-47D Chinook helicopter was shot down while trying to reinforce a four-man SEAL reconnaissance team near Asadabad, Afghanistan, in Kunar Province on June 28, 2005
Sgt. Nicholes D. Golding 24 Company C, 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division Addison, Maine Killed as a result of an AT-46 (anti-tank) mine explosion in Ghazni, Afghanistan, on February 13, 2004
Cpl. Billy Gomez 25 Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division Perris, California Gomez died on October 27, 2004, at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany, of wounds he received when his vehicle struck an improvised explosive device on October 20 in Naka, Afghanistan.
Sgt. Jose Gonzalez Bernardino 31 Isabel La Catolica Light Infantry Regiment, 29th Air Mobile Brigade Oviedo, Spain One of 17 soldiers killed when a Spanish Army Cougar AS532 helicopter crashed near Herat, Afghanistan, on August 16, 2005
Pvt. Diego Gonzalez Blanco 27 Isabel La Catolica Light Infantry Regiment, 29th Air Mobile Brigade Ourense, Spain One of 17 soldiers killed when a Spanish Army Cougar AS532 helicopter crashed near Herat, Afghanistan, on August 16, 2005
Lt. Javier Gonzalez Hernandez 26 Isabel La Catolica Light Infantry Regiment, 29th Air Mobile Brigade Madrid, Spain One of 17 soldiers killed when a Spanish Army Cougar AS532 helicopter crashed near Herat, Afghanistan, on August 16, 2005
Sgt. Rodrigo Gonzalez-Garza 26 Company A, 5th Battalion, 158th Aviation Regiment, 12th Aviation Brigade San Antonio, Texas Killed when his UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashed during a nighttime training mission near Camp New Jersey, about 31 miles northwest of Kuwait City, on February 25, 2003
Chief Warrant Officer Corey J. Goodnature 35 Company B, 3rd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment Clarks Grove, Minnesota One of 16 U.S. troops killed when a MH-47D Chinook helicopter was shot down while trying to reinforce a four-man SEAL reconnaissance team near Asadabad, Afghanistan, in Kunar Province on June 28, 2005
Staff Sgt. Robert S. Goodwin 35 Company A, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group Albany, Georgia Killed when his patrol vehicle was ambushed by enemy forces using small-arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades near the town of Shkin in Afghanistan's Paktika province on September 20, 2004
Pvt. Richard A. Green 22 3rd Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Battle Group Edmonton, Alberta Killed when a U.S. fighter jet mistakenly dropped a 500-pound bomb on his unit during a training mission near Kandahar, Afghanistan, on April 18, 2002
Cpl. John Gregory 30 Royal Logistics Corps Catterick, North Yorkshire, England Shot himself after shooting a fellow soldier at the British base at Kabul International Airport on August 17, 2002
Chief Warrant Officer Travis W. Grogan 31 Headquarters Troop, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division (Light) Virginia Beach, Virginia Killed when his contract aircraft crashed in Bamian, Afghanistan, on November 27, 2004
Capt. David Guitar Fernandez 29 4th Maneuver Helicopter Battalion, Spanish Army Helicopter Forces Alcala de Guadaira, Spain One of 17 soldiers killed when a Spanish Army Cougar AS532 helicopter crashed near Herat, Afghanistan, on August 16, 2005
Spc. David E. Hall 21 805th Military Police Company, 16th Military Police Brigade, U.S. Army Reserve Uniontown, Kansas Died in a non-hostile accident in Kabul, Afghanistan, on February 25, 2004
Chief Warrant Officer Stanley L. Harriman 34 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne) Wade, North Carolina Harriman and two Afghan soldiers were killed by friendly fire from an Air Force AC-130 gunship during Operation Anaconda in eastern Afghanistan on March 2, 2002
Sgt. Nathan P. Hays 21 Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 352, Marine Aircraft Group 11, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing Wilbur, Washington Killed when a KC-130/R Hercules refueling aircraft crashed into a mountain as it approached a military airfield in southwestern Pakistan on January 9, 2002
Senior Chief Petty Officer Daniel R. Healy 36 SEAL Delivery Vehicle Team One, Naval Special Warfare Group Three Exeter, New Hampshire One of 16 U.S. troops killed when a MH-47D Chinook helicopter was shot down while trying to reinforce a four-man SEAL reconnaissance team near Asadabad, Afghanistan, in Kunar Province on June 28, 2005
Pfc. Kyle M. Hemauer 21 Company A, 3rd Battalion, 116th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division, Virginia Army National Guard Manassas, Virginia Died of non-combat related injuries in Afghanistan on May 23, 2005
Pvt. John M. Henderson Jr. 21 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment Columbus, Georgia One of two soldiers who died after their Humvee slid into the Kunar River northeast of Jalalabad, Afghanistan, near the Pakistani border on August 4, 2005
Pfc. Emmanuel Hernandez 22 Battery D, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Yauco, Puerto Rico Killed when his helicopter landing zone came under enemy fire in Shkin, Afghanistan, on June 8, 2005
Spc. Brett M. Hershey 23 76th Infantry Brigade, Indiana Army National Guard State College, Pennsylvania One of four soldiers killed when a land mine exploded beneath their vehicle while they were examining potential firing range sites for the Afghan military in Kabul, Afghanistan, on March 26, 2005
Sgt. Edward R. Heselton 23 391st Engineer Battalion, 415th Chemical Brigade, Army Reserve Easley, South Carolina Killed when ordnance exploded near the vehicle he was driving as his unit performed a route clearing mission in Orgun-E, Afghanistan, on August 11, 2005
Main Sgt. Heinz-Ullrich Hewußt N/A 15th Army Aviation Regiment, German Army Kreis Steinfurt, Germany One of seven German soldiers killed when a German CH-53 Super Stallion helicopter accidentally crashed near Kabul, Afghanistan, on December 21, 2002
Spc. Julie R. Hickey 20 412th Civil Affairs Battalion, Army Reserve Galloway, Ohio Hickey was evacuated from Bagram, Afghanistan, on June 30, 2004, and died in Landstuhl, Germany, on July 4 of complications from a non-combat related illness.
Staff Sgt. Jason Hicks 25 41st Rescue Squadron, 347th Rescue Wing Jefferson, South Carolina Killed along with five other Air Force rescue team members when their HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter crashed while on the way to help two injured Afghan children on March 23, 2003
Master Sgt. Michael Hiester 33 76th Infantry Brigade, Indiana Army National Guard Bluffton, Indiana One of four soldiers killed when a land mine exploded beneath their vehicle while they were examining potential firing range sites for the Afghan military in Kabul, Afghanistan, on March 26, 2005
Sgt. Stephen C. High 45 Headquarters Company, 228th Signal Brigade, South Carolina Army National Guard Spartanburg, South Carolina Killed when a CH-47 Chinook transport helicopter crashed in bad weather near Ghazni, Afghanistan, as it was flying back to Bagram Air Base near Kabul on April 6, 2005
Staff Sgt. Brian S. Hobbs 28 Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Infantry, 25th Infantry Division (Light) Mesa, Arizona Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near their dismounted patrol in Miam Do, Afghanistan, on October 14, 2004
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Pvt. Pablo Iglesias Sanchez 22 Isabel La Catolica Light Infantry Regiment, 29th Air Mobile Brigade Lugo, Spain One of 17 soldiers killed when a Spanish Army Cougar AS532 helicopter crashed near Herat, Afghanistan, on August 16, 2005
Sgt. 1st Class Mark Wayne Jackson 40 Company A, 2nd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) Glennie, Michigan Killed in an explosion at an open-air market outside the gate of Camp Enrile Malagutay, in Zamboanga, Philippines, on October 2, 2002
Sgt. Kip A. Jacoby 21 Company B, 3rd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment Pompano Beach, Florida One of 16 U.S. troops killed when a MH-47D Chinook helicopter was shot down while trying to reinforce a four-man SEAL reconnaissance team near Asadabad, Afghanistan, in Kunar Province on June 28, 2005
Electrician's Mate-Firemen Apprentice Michael J. Jakes 20 Aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk Brooklyn, New York Died of fatal head injuries he sustained when he fell off a bunk on the USS Kitty Hawk in the Arabian Sea on December 4, 2001
Command Sgt. Maj. Dennis Jallah Jr. 49 Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 10th Aviation Regiment, 10th Mountain Division Fayetteville, North Carolina Jallah died due to a non-combat cause on March 28, 2004, at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. He was medically evacuated from Afghanistan to via Landstuhl Medical Center in Germany on February 16.
Spc. Joseph A. Jeffries 21 320th Psychological Operations Company, Army Reserve Beaverton, Oregon Killed along with three others when their vehicle struck an improvised explosive device as they swerved to avoid another explosive device in the road while returning to their base of operations near Kandahar, Afghanistan, on May 29, 2004
Sgt. Helmi Jimenez-Paradis N/A German Army, International Security Assistance Force Wunstorf, Germany Killed when a suicide car bomb detonated next to the bus he was traveling near the Afghan National Army training facility in Kabul, Afghanistan, on June 7, 2003
Sgt. 1st Class Allen C. Johnson 31 Company B, 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) Los Molinos, California Shot and killed when his unit was ambushed by enemy small-arms fire during a combat foot patrol northwest of Deh Rahwood in Afghanistan's Uruzgan Province on April 26, 2005
Electronics Technician 3rd Class Benjamin Johnson 21 The Spruance-class destroyer USS Peterson Rochester, New York Johnson was part of an eight-man security team that boarded an Iraqi freighter suspected of smuggling oil. He and another sailor drowned when the freighter sank on November 18, 2001, in the northern Persian Gulf.
Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Darrell Jones 22 Guided missile destroyer USS Higgins Wellston, Ohio Died of non-combat related injuries in Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates on October 8, 2003
Lance Cpl. Kevin B. Joyce 19 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force Ganado, Arizona Died after a roadway alongside the Pech River collapsed and his Humvee slid into the river during combat operations west of Asadabad, Afghanistan, on June 25, 2005
Main Sgt. Bernhard Kaiser N/A 15th Army Aviation Regiment, German Army Kreis Steinfurt, Germany One of seven German soldiers killed when a German CH-53 Super Stallion helicopter accidentally crashed near Kabul, Afghanistan, on December 21, 2002
Pfc. Stephen Kamins N/A German Army, International Security Assistance Force Germany Killed when his Wolf all-terrain vehicle struck a mine while on patrol 12 kilometers south of Kabul, Afghanistan, on May 29, 2003
Spc. Christopher M. Katzenberger 25 2nd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division St. Louis, Missouri Died on August 9, 2005, in Bagram, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained earlier that day when a roadside bomb detonated near his Humvee during convoy operations in Ghazni, Afghanistan
Spc. James C. Kearney III 22 Company B, 1st Battalion, 168th Infantry Regiment, Iowa Army National Guard Emerson, Iowa Died in Salerno, Afghanistan, from injuries sustained when his convoy was attacked by enemy forces using rocket-propelled grenades in Sharan, Afghanistan, on November 1, 2004
Sgt. Michael J. Kelley 26 Battery E, 101st Field Artillery Battalion, Massachusetts Army National Guard Scituate, Massachusetts Killed when his helicopter landing zone came under enemy fire in Shkin, Afghanistan, on June 8, 2005
Master Sgt. William J. Kerwood 37 20th Special Operations Squadron, 16th Special Operations Wing Houston, Missouri Killed in the accidental crash of a MH-53M Pave Low helicopter in Afghanistan on November 23, 2003
Lt. Col. Paul W. Kimbrough 44 416th Engineer Command, Team 28, U.S. Army Reserve Washington, D.C. Kimbrough was medically evacuated from Bagram, Afghanistan, and flown to the 39th Medical Squadron in Incirlik, Turkey, where he remained hospitalized until his death from a non-combat related cause on October 3, 2003.
Spc. Adam G. Kinser 21 304th Psychological Operations Company, U.S. Army Reserve Rio Vista, California Killed when a weapons cache prematurely exploded west of Ghazni, Afghanistan on January 29, 2004
Lance Cpl. Nicholas C. Kirven 21 Company K, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force Richmond, Virginia One of two Marines killed during a five-hour firefight with insurgents near the city of Jalalabad in eastern Afghanistan on May 8, 2005
Staff Sgt. Daniel L. Kisling Jr. 31 Company D, 1st Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment Neosho, Missouri Killed when an Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashed near the Bagram Air Base on January 30, 2003
Pvt. Jonathan Kitulagoda 23 E (Devon & Dorset) Company, The Rifle Volunteers, British Territorial Army Plymouth, England Killed in a suicide bomb attack near Kabul, on January 28, 2004
Thomas Kochert 29 German Army Germany One of five soldiers killed when two Russian SA-3 anti-aircraft missiles accidentally exploded while they were trying to defuse them in Kabul, Afghanistan, on March 6, 2002
Staff Sgt. Shane M. Koele 25 212th Military Police Company, 793rd Military Police Battalion, 18th Military Police Brigade Wayne, Nebraska Died on March 16, 2005, at Shindand Airfield in western Afghanistan, from injuries sustained a day earlier when a land mine exploded near his Humvee in Shindand
Lt. Cmdr. Erik S. Kristensen 33 SEAL Team 10, Naval Special Warfare Group Two San Diego, California One of 16 U.S. troops killed when a MH-47D Chinook helicopter was shot down while trying to reinforce a four-man SEAL reconnaissance team near Asadabad, Afghanistan, in Kunar Province on June 28, 2005
Master Sgt. Carsten Kuehlmorgen 32 German Army Chemnitz, Germany Killed when a suicide car bomb detonated next to the bus he was traveling near the Afghan National Army training facility in Kabul, Afghanistan, on June 7, 2003
Staff Sgt. Anthony S. Lagman 22 Company A, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division Yonkers, New York Killed when his team came under small-arms fire while clearing a village in Dehrawood, Afghanistan, on March 18, 2004
Sgt. 1st Class Mitchell A. Lane 34 Company C, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne) Lompoc, California Died of injuries received during an accidental fall while on a night combat assault near Deh Chopan in the Zabul province, Afghanistan, on August 29, 2003
Sgt. James S. Lee 26 Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 142, Marine Aircraft Group 42, 4th Marine Aircraft Wing Mt. Vernon, Indiana Killed when a CH-47 Chinook transport helicopter crashed in bad weather near Ghazni, Afghanistan, as it was flying back to Bagram Air Base near Kabul on April 6, 2005
Sgt. Marc D. Leger 29 3rd Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Battle Group Lancaster, Ontario Killed when a U.S. fighter jet mistakenly dropped a 500-pound bomb on his unit during a training mission near Kandahar, Afghanistan, on April 18, 2002
Airman 1st Class Raymond Losano 24 14th Air Support Operation Squadron Del Rio, Texas Died of wounds suffered in a firefight in Afghanistan on April 25, 2003
Petty Officer 1st Class Jeffery A. Lucas 33 SEAL Team 10, Naval Special Warfare Group Two Corbett, Oregon One of 16 U.S. troops killed when a MH-47D Chinook helicopter was shot down while trying to reinforce a four-man SEAL reconnaissance team near Asadabad, Afghanistan, in Kunar Province on June 28, 2005
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Master Sgt. Michael Maltz 42 38th Rescue Squadron, 347th Rescue Wing St. Petersburg, Florida Killed along with five other Air Force rescue team members when their HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter crashed while on the way to help two injured Afghan children on March 23, 2003
Sgt. 1st Class Curtis Mancini 43 486th Civil Affairs Battalion, U.S. Army Reserve Fort Lauderdale, Florida Killed when a weapons cache prematurely exploded west of Ghazni, Afghanistan, on January 29, 2004
Pvt. Giovany Maria 19 Company A, 1st Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division Camden, New Jersey Died of a non-hostile gunshot wound in Uzbekistan on November 29, 2001
Pvt. Jose A. Martinez Parada 21 Isabel La Catolica Light Infantry Regiment, 29th Air Mobile Brigade Ribeira, Spain One of 17 soldiers killed when a Spanish Army Cougar AS532 helicopter crashed near Herat, Afghanistan, on August 16, 2005
Master Sgt. Edwin A. Matoscolon 42 Headquarters Battery, Division Artillery, 25th Infantry Division Juana Diaz, Puerto Rico Killed when a CH-47 Chinook transport helicopter crashed in bad weather near Ghazni, Afghanistan, as it was flying back to Bagram Air Base near Kabul on April 6, 2005
Sgt. Jamie O. Maugans 27 710th Explosive Ordnance Detachment Derby, Kansas Killed when the rockets that he and three other soldiers were attempting to destroy accidentally detonated in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on April 15, 2002
Petty Officer 1st Class Alec Mazur 35 Underwater Construction Team 1, Combined Task Force 56, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command Vernon, New York Killed in a non-hostile vehicle accident while driving to Mombasa, Kenya, after completing an engineering assessment near Kenyan Naval Base Manda Bay, Kenya, on March 9, 2005
Pfc. Daniel B. McClenney 19 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division Shelbyville, Tennessee Died from hostile fire near Bari Khout in Afghanistan's Kunar Province, which borders Pakistan, on June 24, 2004
Capt. Daniel G. McCollum 29 Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 352, Marine Aircraft Group 11, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing Columbia, South Carolina Killed when a KC-130/R Hercules refueling aircraft crashed into a mountain as it approached a military airfield in southwestern Pakistan on January 9, 2002
Master Sgt. William L. McDaniel II 29 353rd Special Operations Group Greenville, Ohio Killed when a MH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed at sea in the southern Philippines on February 21, 2002
Sgt. 1st Class Robert K. McGee 37 Operational Detachment A 155, Company B, 2nd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) Antioch, Tennessee McGee was found dead in his hotel room in Manila, Philippines, on July 1, 2004. He was deployed to the Philippines as part of an advance team for Joint Special Operations Task Force-Philippines to assist in light-infantry tactics training. The cause of death remains under investigation.
Lt. Michael M. McGreevy Jr. 30 SEAL Team 10, Naval Special Warfare Group Two Portville, New York One of 16 U.S. troops killed when a MH-47D Chinook helicopter was shot down while trying to reinforce a four-man SEAL reconnaissance team near Asadabad, Afghanistan, in Kunar Province on June 28, 2005
Lt. Col. Michael J. McMahon 41 Headquarters Troop, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division (Light) West Hartford, Connecticut Killed when his contract aircraft crashed in Bamian, Afghanistan, on November 27, 2004
Pfc. Spence A. McNeil 19 Battery B, 3rd Battalion, 43rd Air Defense Artillery Regiment Bennettsville, South Carolina Died on March 9, 2003, from injuries sustained when the vehicle he was traveling in rolled over near Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on March 3, 2003
Capt. Seth Michaud 27 Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 461, Marine Aircraft Group 26, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing Hudson, Massachusetts Michaud was killed when an Air Force B-52 bomber inadvertently dropped ordnance south of the target onto the Godoria Range observation post 60 miles north of Camp Lemonier, Djibouti, on June 22, 2003. Michaud and other Marines were at the range in case a medical evacuation was needed.
Spc. Harley D. R. Miller 21 Headquarters Troop, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division (Light) Spokane, Washington Killed when his contract aircraft crashed in Bamian, Afghanistan, on November 27, 2004
Chief Warrant Officer Timothy Moehling 35 Company A, 5th Battalion, 158th Aviation Regiment, 12th Aviation Brigade Panama City, Florida Killed when his UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashed during a nighttime training mission near Camp New Jersey, about 31 miles northwest of Kuwait City, on February 25, 2003
Sgt. 1st Class Robert J. Mogensen 26 Company C, 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne) Leesville, Louisiana Killed along with three others when their vehicle struck an improvised explosive device as they swerved to avoid another explosive device in the road while returning to their base of operations near Kandahar, Afghanistan, on May 29, 2004
Staff Sgt. Orlando Morales 33 Company D, 2nd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) Manati, Puerto Rico Killed when the four-vehicle convoy he was in was ambushed on a reconnaissance patrol in Afghanistan on March 29, 2003
Brigade Juan Morales Parra 39 4th Maneuver Helicopter Battalion, Spanish Army Helicopter Forces Mairena del Aljarafe, Spain One of 17 soldiers killed when a Spanish Army Cougar AS532 helicopter crashed near Herat, Afghanistan, on August 16, 2005
Pvt. Jose M. Moreno Enriquez 30 4th Maneuver Helicopter Battalion, Spanish Army Helicopter Forces Alcala de Guadaira, Spain One of 17 soldiers killed when a Spanish Army Cougar AS532 helicopter crashed near Herat, Afghanistan, on August 16, 2005
Sgt. Dwight J. Morgan 24 Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 361, Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing Willits, California Killed when his CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter crashed while on a resupply mission in Afghanistan on January 20, 2002
Staff Sgt. James D. Mowris 37 805th Military Police Company, U.S. Army Reserve Aurora, Missouri Killed when a weapons cache prematurely exploded west of Ghazni, Afghanistan, on January 29, 2004
Christopher Glenn Mueller 32 Directorate of Operations, Central Intelligence Agency San Diego, California One of two civilian CIA contractors killed in an ambush near Shkin, Afghanistan, on October 25, 2003
Sgt. 1st Class Pedro A. Munoz 47 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) Aquada, Puerto Rico Munoz, a Special Forces detatchment operations and intelligence sergeant, was fatally wounded by small-arms fire while his unit was conducting an offensive operation in western Afghanistan on January 1, 2005. He died on January 2 during his medical evacuation from the scene in Shindand, Afghanistan.
Sgt. 1st Class Marcus V. Muralles 33 Company B, 3rd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment Shelbyville, Indiana One of 16 U.S. troops killed when a MH-47D Chinook helicopter was shot down while trying to reinforce a four-man SEAL reconnaissance team near Asadabad, Afghanistan, in Kunar Province on June 28, 2005
Maj. Edward J. Murphy 36 Headquarters, U.S. Army Southern European Task Force Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina Killed when a CH-47 Chinook transport helicopter crashed in bad weather near Ghazni, Afghanistan, as it was flying back to Bagram Air Base near Kabul on April 6, 2005
Cpl. Jamie Brendan Murphy 26 3rd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment Battalion Group Conception Harbour, Newfoundland Killed in a suicide bomb attack while on patrol near Kabul, Afghanistan, on January 27, 2004
Lt. Michael P. Murphy 29 SEAL Delivery Vehicle Team One, Naval Special Warfare Group Three Patchogue, New York Murphy was part of a four-man SEAL reconnaissance team that called for help during a firefight with Taliban fighters in Kunar Province, Afghanistan, on June 28, 2005. His remains were found during a combat search and rescue operation on July 4, 2005. Two other team members were killed but a third survived. (Full story)
Staff Sgt. Tony B. Olaes 30 Company A, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group Walhalla, South Carolina Killed when his patrol vehicle was ambushed by enemy forces using small-arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades near the town of Shkin in Afghanistan's Paktika province on September 20, 2004
Pfc. Evan W. O'Neill 19 Company A, 1st Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division Haverhill, Massachusetts Killed during a firefight with Taliban forces while on patrol in Shkin, Afghanistan, on September 29, 2003
Sgt. Michael C. O'Neill 22 Company B, 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment Mansfield, Ohio Died on November 21, 2004, in Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany, of wounds he sustained when a grenade he was carrying was accidentally detonated during pre-combat preparations at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, on November 17
Chief Warrant Officer Mark S. O'Steen 43 Company D, 1st Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment Ozark, Alabama Killed when an Army MH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashed near the Bagram Air Base on January 30, 2003
Petty Officer 1st Class Brian J. Ouellette 37 Naval Special Warfare Group Two Needham, Massachusetts Killed along with three others when their vehicle struck an improvised explosive device as they swerved to avoid another explosive device in the road while returning to their base of operations near Kandahar, Afghanistan, on May 29, 2004
Capt. Bartt D. Owens 31 Company E, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment Middletown, Ohio Killed when a MH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed at sea in the southern Philippines on February 21, 2002
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Sgt. Jason T. Palmerton 25 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group Auburn, Nebraska Killed when he came under enemy small-arms fire during a dismounted patrol in Qal'eh-Ye Gaz, Afghanistan, on July 23, 2005
Pfc. Kristian E. Parker 23 Company C, 205th Engineer Battalion, Louisiana Army National Guard Slidell, Louisiana Died from non-combat related injuries at Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar, on September 29, 2003
Engineman 1st Class Vincent Parker 38 The Spruance-class destroyer USS Peterson Preston, Mississippi Parker was part of an eight-man security team that boarded an Iraqi freighter, Motor Vessel Samra, suspected of smuggling oil. He and another sailor drowned when the freighter sank on November 18, 2001, in the northern Persian Gulf.
Petty Officer 2nd Class Eric S. Patton 22 SEAL Delivery Vehicle Team One, Naval Special Warfare Group Three Boulder City, Nevada One of 16 U.S. troops killed when a MH-47D Chinook helicopter was shot down while trying to reinforce a four-man SEAL reconnaissance team near Asadabad, Afghanistan, in Kunar Province on June 28, 2005
Cpl. Ronald R. Payne Jr. 23 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force Lakeland, Florida Died due to hostile action in the vicinity of Tawara, Afghanistan, on May 7, 2004
Sgt. Theodore L. Perreault 33 Company B, 1st Battalion, 181st Infantry Regiment, Massachusetts Army National Guard Webster, Massachusetts Died of non-combat related injuries in Camp Bulkeley, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, on December 23, 2003
Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Petithory 32 Company A, 3rd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) Pittsfield, Massachusetts One of three soldiers killed when a 2,000-pound satellite-guided bomb was targeted incorrectly and hit near his position north of Kandahar, Afghanistan, on December 5, 2001
Spc. Pedro Pena 35 Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division Miami, Florida Died in a non-hostile incident in Kuwait on November 7, 2002
Staff Sgt. Christopher N. Piper 43 Company C, 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) Marblehead, Massachusetts Died on June 16, 2005, at Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, from wounds sustained on June 3 when a roadside bomb detonated near his Ground Mobility Vehicle in Orgun-e, Afghanistan
Senior Airman Jason Plite 21 38th Rescue Squadron, 347th Rescue Wing Lansing, Michigan Killed along with five other Air Force rescue team members when their HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter crashed while on the way to help two injured Afghan children on March 23, 2003
Maj. Steven Plumhoff 33 58th Operations Squadron, 58th Special Operations Wing Neshanic Station, New Jersey Killed in the accidental crash of a MH-53M Pave Low helicopter in Afghanistan on November 23, 2003
Master Sgt. James W. Ponder III 36 Headquarters Company, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment Franklin, Tennessee One of 16 U.S. troops killed when a MH-47D Chinook helicopter was shot down while trying to reinforce a four-man SEAL reconnaissance team near Asadabad, Afghanistan, in Kunar Province on June 28, 2005
Ensign Jerry O. Pope II 35 Navy SEAL assigned to the U.S. Embassy, Yemen Tallahassee, Florida Pope was killed in a non-hostile traffic accident between Sanaa and Hodeidah, Yemen, on October 17, 2002. A medical assistant, Pope was in Yemen training Yemeni Special Forces.
Pvt. Diego Prado Lopez 20 Isabel La Catolica Light Infantry Regiment, 29th Air Mobile Brigade Vilalba, Spain One of 17 soldiers killed when a Spanish Army Cougar AS532 helicopter crashed near Herat, Afghanistan, on August 16, 2005
Chief Warrant Officer Clint J. Prather 32 Company F, 5th Battalion, 159th Aviation Regiment, 12th Aviation Brigade Cheney, Washington Killed when a CH-47 Chinook transport helicopter crashed in bad weather near Ghazni, Afghanistan, as it was flying back to Bagram Air Base near Kabul on April 6, 2005
Chief Warrant Officer Bruce E. Price 37 Company A, 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne) Fayetteville, North Carolina Killed when insurgents ambushed his patrol and his vehicle was struck by small arms and rocket-propelled grenade fire in Kajaki, Afghanistan, on May 15, 2004
Petty Officer 3rd Class Jason Profitt 23 USS Deyo Charlestown, Indiana Died of a non-combat related injury while in the Red Sea on March 17, 2003
Staff Sgt. Brian "Cody" Prosser 28 Company D, 3rd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) Frazier Park, California One of three soldiers killed when a 2,000-pound satellite-guided bomb was targeted incorrectly and hit near his position north of Kandahar, Afghanistan, on December 5, 2001
Maj. Stephen C. Reich 34 Company B, 3rd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment Washington Depot, Connecticut One of 16 U.S. troops killed when a MH-47D Chinook helicopter was shot down while trying to reinforce a U.S. reconnaissance team near Asadabad, Afghanistan, in Kunar Province on June 28, 2005
Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Thomas E. Retzer 30 Naval Special Warfare Development Group San Diego, California Retzer was wounded on June 25, 2003, after his convoy was attacked outside of Gardez, Afghanistan. He was transported to Bagram Air Base hospital in Afghanistan, where he died of his wounds on June 26.
Staff Sgt. Juan M. Ridout 36 353rd Special Operations Group Maple Tree, Washington Killed when a MH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed at sea in the southern Philippines on February 21, 2002
Aviation Boatswain's Mate Petty Officer 1st Class Neil C. Roberts 32 Naval Special Warfare Development Group Woodland, California Roberts was aboard a MH-47 Chinook helicopter preparing to land on Takur Ghar mountain in eastern Afghanistan when the helicopter was hit by rocket-propelled grenades, causing Roberts to fall from the helicopter's ramp. Roberts survived the fall and immediately engaed al Qaeda fighters with his M-249 light machine guns, surviving at least 30 minutes before he was shot and killed at close range.
Capt. Charles D. Robinson 29 Company C, 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) Haddon Heights, New Jersey Killed when a roadside bomb exploded near his Ground Mobility Vehicle during operations in Afghanistan's southeastern region near Orgun-e, Afghanistan, on June 3, 2005
Lt. Cmdr. Thomas L. Robinson 38 Executive officer, guided-missile destroyer USS Paul Hamilton Kingston, Massachusetts Robinson was found dead in his stateroom of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound while the destroyer was making a port call in Bahrain on October 23, 2002.
Grenadier Tommy Roedningsby 29 Telemark Battalion, Norwegian Army Skreia, Toten, Norway Killed when rocket-propelled grenades were fired at a Norwegian patrol of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Kabul, Afghanistan, on May 23, 2004
Staff Sgt. Alan L. Rogers 49 Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 211th Aviation Regiment, Utah Army National Guard Kearns, Utah Died of non-combat related injuries in Bagram, Afghanistan, on September 29, 2004
Sgt. 1st Class Daniel A. Romero 30 5th Battalion, 19th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Colorado Army National Guard Lafayette, Colorado Killed when the rockets that he and three other soldiers were trying to destroy accidentally detonated in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on April 15, 2002
Mike Rubel 27 German Army Germany One of five soldiers killed when two Russian SA-3 anti-aircraft missiles accidentally exploded while they were trying to defuse them in Kabul, Afghanistan, on March 6, 2002
Staff Sgt. Bruce A. Rushforth Jr. 35 Company E, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment Bridgewater, Massachusetts Killed when a MH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed at sea in the southern Philippines on February 21, 2002
Sgt. Andrew Robert Russell 33 Special Air Service Regiment, Australian Army Perth, Australia Killed when the long-range patrol vehicle in which he was traveling struck a suspected anti-vehicle mine in Afghanistan on February 16, 2002
Sgt. 1st Class Michael L. Russell 31 Company B, 3rd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment Stafford, Virginia One of 16 U.S. troops killed when a MH-47D Chinook helicopter was shot down while trying to reinforce a U.S. reconnaissance team near Asadabad, Afghanistan, in Kunar Province on June 28, 2005
Airman 1st Class Jesse M. Samek 21 66th Rescue Squadron, 57th Operations Group Rogers, Arkansas Samek died from injuries he received when an Air Force HH-60 Pave Hawk combat search and rescue helicopter crashed during a medical evacuation mission 105 miles (170 kilometers) east of Shindand, Afghanistan, on October 21, 2004. The accident was not due to hostile action.
2nd Lt. Mihail Anton Samuila 35 151st Infantry Battalion, Romanian Army Beius, Romania Died on November 14, 2003, of wounds sustained when his armored convoy came under fire from unidentified attackers near Spin Boldak, Afghanistan, along the Pakistan border on November 11
Pvt. Pedro San Marin de Veira 24 Isabel La Catolica Light Infantry Regiment, 29th Air Mobile Brigade Pontevedra, Spain One of 17 soldiers killed when a Spanish Army Cougar AS532 helicopter crashed near Herat, Afghanistan, on August 16, 2005
Staff Sgt. Charles R. Sanders Jr. 29 Company F, 5th Battalion, 159th Aviation Regiment, 12th Aviation Brigade Charleston, Missouri Killed when a CH-47 Chinook transport helicopter crashed in bad weather near Ghazni, Afghanistan, as it was flying back to Bagram Air Base near Kabul on April 6, 2005
Staff Sgt. Michael W. Schafer 25 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Spring Hill, Florida Killed when he was shot by enemy forces while on a quick-reaction force mission in Oruzgan, Afghanistan, on July 25, 2005
Chief Warrant Officer Chris J. Scherkenbach 40 Company B, 3rd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment Jacksonville, Florida One of 16 U.S. troops killed when a MH-47D Chinook helicopter was shot down while trying to reinforce a four-man SEAL reconnaissance team near Asadabad, Afghanistan, in Kunar Province on June 28, 2005
Main Sgt. Thomas Schiebel N/A 25th Army Aviation Regiment, German Army Laupheim, Germany One of seven German soldiers killed when a German CH-53 Super Stallion helicopter accidentally crashed near Kabul, Afghanistan, on December 21, 2002
Main Pfc. Enrico Schmidt N/A 25th Army Aviation Regiment, German Army Laupheim, Germany One of seven German soldiers killed when a German CH-53 Super Stallion helicopter accidentally crashed near Kabul, Afghanistan, on December 21, 2002
Cpl. Richard P. Schoener 22 Company K, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force Hayes, Louisiana One of two Marines killed during a five-hour firefight with insurgents near the city of Jalalabad in eastern Afghanistan on May 8, 2005
Sgt. Justin A. Scott 22 Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division Bellevue, Kentucky Killed when a weapons cache prematurely exploded west of Ghazni, Afghanistan, on January 29, 2004
Sgt. Danton K. Seitsinger 29 486th Civil Affairs Battalion, U.S. Army Reserve Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Killed when a weapons cache prematurely exploded west of Ghazni, Afghanistan, on January 29, 2004
Staff Sgt. Anissa A. Shero 31 15th Special Operations Squadron, 16th Special Operations Wing Grafton, West Virginia Killed when an Air Force MC-130H Combat Talon II transport plane crashed on takeoff in eastern Afghanistan on June 12, 2002
Sgt. Robert Alan Short 42 3rd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment Fredericton, Canada Killed when the lead vehicle of his patrol struck an explosive device while on patrol near Camp Julien, the main Canadian camp in southwest Kabul, Afghanistan, on October 2, 2003
Cpl. Antonio J. Sledd 20 Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit Tampa, Florida Killed when two armed attackers fired on 150 Marines conducting urban assault training on Faylaka Island near Kuwait on October 8, 2002
Chief Warrant Officer John Smith 32 Company B, 5th Battalion, 158th Aviation Regiment, 12th Aviation Brigade Salt Lake City, Utah Killed when his UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashed during a nighttime training mission near Camp New Jersey, about 31 miles northwest of Kuwait City, on February 25, 2003
Pvt. Nathan Smith 27 3rd Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Battle Group Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia Killed when a U.S. fighter jet mistakenly dropped a 500-pound bomb on his unit during a training mission near Kandahar, Afghanistan, on April 18, 2002
Spc. Norman K. Snyder 21 76th Infantry Brigade, Indiana Army National Guard Carlisle, Indiana One of four soldiers killed when a land mine exploded beneath their vehicle while they were examining potential firing range sites for the Afghan military in Kabul, Afghanistan, on March 26, 2005
Sgt. Narcis Sonei 26 300th Infantry Battalion Romania Killed when a Romanian armored personnel carrier struck a mine in Kandahar province in southern Afghanistan on April 24, 2005
Officer Johnny Michael Spann 32 Counterterrorism Center, Central Intelligence Agency Winfield, Alabama Killed when Taliban prisoners revolted as he and another CIA agent were questioning them at Qali-i-Jangi prison in Mazar-e Sharif, Afghanistan, on November 25, 2001
Sgt. 1st Class Christopher James Speer 28 Headquarters, U.S. Army Special Operations Command Albuquerque, New Mexico Speer, a Special Forces medic, was wounded during a four-hour firefight in the Afghan village of Ab Khail, near the Pakistan border, on July 27, 2002. He was evacuated to Germany, where he died of his wounds on August 7, 2002.
Spc. Michael K. Spivey 21 Company F, 5th Battalion, 159th Aviation Regiment, 12th Aviation Brigade Fayetteville, North Carolina Killed when a CH-47 Chinook transport helicopter crashed in bad weather near Ghazni, Afghanistan, as it was flying back to Bagram Air Base near Kabul on April 6, 2005
Lt. Col. John Stein 39 41st Rescue Squadron, 347th Rescue Wing Bardolph, Illinois Killed along with five other Air Force rescue team members when their HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter crashed while on the way to help two injured Afghan children on March 23, 2003
Pfc. Kristofor Stonesifer 28 Company B, 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment Missoula, Montana Killed in the accidental crash of a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter in Pakistan on October 19, 2001
Spc. Chrystal G. Stout 23 Headquarters Company, 228th Signal Brigade, South Carolina Army National Guard Travelers Rest, South Carolina Killed when a CH-47 Chinook transport helicopter crashed in bad weather near Ghazni, Afghanistan, as it was flying back to Bagram Air Base near Kabul on April 6, 2005
Spc. Sascha Struble 20 Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Philadelphia, New York Killed when a CH-47 Chinook transport helicopter crashed in bad weather near Ghazni, Afghanistan, as it was flying back to Bagram Air Base near Kabul on April 6, 2005
Sgt. Philip J. Svitak 31 Company A, 2nd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment Neosho, Missouri Svitak, a gunner on a MH-47 Chinook helicopter, was shot and killed as the helicopter landed on Takur Ghar mountain in eastern Afghanistan to rescue a Navy SEAL who was under fire from al Qaeda fighters.
Staff Sgt. Paul A. Sweeney 32 Company A, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne) Lakeville, Pennsylvania Killed when his unit was ambushed while on patrol north of Musa, Qalax in Afghanistan, on October 30, 2003
Petty Officer 2nd Class James Suh 28 SEAL Delivery Vehicle Team One, Naval Special Warfare Group Three Deerfield Beach, Florida One of 16 U.S. troops killed when a MH-47D Chinook helicopter was shot down while trying to reinforce a four-man SEAL reconnaissance team near Asadabad, Afghanistan, in Kunar Province on June 28, 2005
Pfc. Pendelton L. Sykes II 25 Company F, 5th Battalion, 159th Aviation Regiment, 12th Aviation Brigade Chesapeake, Virginia Killed when a CH-47 Chinook transport helicopter crashed in bad weather near Ghazni, Afghanistan, as it was flying back to Bagram Air Base near Kabul on April 6, 2005
Cmdr. Adrian B. Szwec 43 Assigned to Naval Hospital Guantanamo Bay, Cuba Chicago, Illinois Died in a non-combat related incident in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, on April 12, 2004
Petty Officer 1st Class David M. Tapper 32 Naval Special Warfare Development Group Atco, New Jersey Tapper, a Navy Seal, was wounded when his convoy made contact with enemy forces in the vicinity of Orgun, in Paktika Province, Afghanistan on August 20, 2003. He was transported to Bagram Air Base hospital in Afghanistan where he died of his wounds.
Petty Officer 1st Class Jeffrey S. Taylor 30 SEAL Team 10, Naval Special Warfare Group Two Midway, West Virginia One of 16 U.S. troops killed when a MH-47D Chinook helicopter was shot down while trying to reinforce a four-man SEAL reconnaissance team near Asadabad, Afghanistan, in Kunar Province on June 28, 2005
Sgt. 1st Class John E. Taylor 31 Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne) Wichita Falls, Texas Died when he suffered a heart attack after completing physical training in Kabul, Afghanistan, on May 17, 2003
Staff Sgt. John Teal 29 41st Rescue Squadron, 347th Rescue Wing Dallas, Texas Killed along with five other Air Force rescue team members when their HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter crashed while on the way to help two injured Afghan children on March 23, 2003
Lance Cpl. Juston T. Thacker 21 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division Bluefield, West Virginia Died from hostile fire near Bari Khout in Afghanistan's Kunar Province, which borders Pakistan, on June 24, 2004
Pfc. Adam L. Thomas 21 Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division Palos Hills, Illinois Died of wounds received during a firefight with Taliban fighters northwest of Shkin, in Paktika province in Afghanistan on August 31, 2003
Cpl. Patrick D. Tillman 27 Company A, 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment Chandler, Arizona Tillman was part of a combat patrol that was ambushed at 7:30 p.m. local time by 10 to 20 attackers armed with mortars and small arms near Khowst, Afghanistan, on April 22, 2004. In the ensuing firefight, Tillman was accidentally killed by fire from his own unit.
Spc. Juan M. Torres 25 453rd Transportation Company, U.S. Army Reserve Houston, Texas Died of non-combat related injuries in Bagram, Afghanistan, on July 12, 2004
Sgt. William Tracy 27 Company B, 5th Battalion, 158th Aviation Regiment, 12th Aviation Brigade Webster, New Hampshire Killed when his UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashed during a nighttime training mission near Camp New Jersey, about 31 miles northwest of Kuwait City, on February 25, 2003
Pfc. Steven C. Tucker 19 Company A, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Grapevine, Texas Died in Kandahar, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when a roadside bomb detonated near his Humvee close to Shinkay, Afghanistan, on May 21, 2005
Army Sgt. 1st Class Peter P. Tycz II 32 Company C, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne) Tonawanda, New York Killed when an Air Force MC-130H Combat Talon II transport plane crashed on takeoff in eastern Afghanistan on June 12, 2002
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Sgt. Gene Vance Jr. 38 Support Company, 2nd Battalion, 19th Special Forces Group (Airborne), West Virginia Army National Guard Morgantown, West Virginia Killed when his unit came under heavy fire during a patrol in eastern Afghanistan on May 19, 2002
Pvt. Ivan Vazquez Nunez 20 Isabel La Catolica Light Infantry Regiment, 29th Air Mobile Brigade Foz, Spain One of 17 soldiers killed when a Spanish Army Cougar AS532 helicopter crashed near Herat, Afghanistan, on August 16, 2005
Cmdr. Bruno Vianini 41 Interforces Command, Special Operations Forces, Italian Defense General Staff La Spezia, Italy Died when a Kam Air Boeing 737-200 crashed while flying from Herat to Kabul in Afghanistan on February 3, 2005. Vianini was in Afghanistan to assist with an International Security Assistance Force provincial reconstruction team in Herat.
1st Lt. Uwe Vierling 31 15th Aviation Regiment, German Army Thuringia, Germany One of seven German soldiers killed when a German CH-53 Super Stallion helicopter accidentally crashed near Kabul, Afghanistan, on December 21, 2002
Pfc. Brandon J. Wadman 19 2nd Battalion, 265th Air Defense Artillery, Florida Army National Guard Cape Coral, Florida Died when his vehicle rolled over in Afghanistan on May 5, 2004
Staff Sgt. Thomas A. Walkup Jr. 25 20th Special Operations Squadron, 16th Special Operations Wing Millville, New Jersey Killed in the accidental crash of a MH-53M Pave Low helicopter in Afghanistan on November 23, 2003
Tech. Sgt. Howard A. Walters 33 20th Special Operations Squadron, 16th Special Operations Wing Port Huron, Michigan Killed in the accidental crash of a MH-53M Pave Low helicopter in Afghanistan on November 23, 2003
Spc. Wesley R. Wells 21 Company A, 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division Libertyville, Illinois Killed when his observation post in Naka, Afghanistan, was attacked on September 20, 2004
Pvt. Robert C. White III 21 Headquarters Company, 864th Engineer Battalion, 555th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade Camden, New Jersey Died of non-combat related injuries at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, on April 23, 2005
Lance Cpl. Russell P. White 19 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division Dagsboro, Delaware Died due to a non-combat related incident at Camp Bulldog, Afghanistan, on June 20, 2004
Sgt. Jeannette L. Winters 25 Wing Communications Squadron 38, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing Chicago, Illinois Killed when a KC-130/R Hercules refueling aircraft crashed as it approached a military airfield in southwestern Pakistan on January 9, 2002
Sgt. Phillip L. Witkowski 24 Battery F, 7th Field Artillery, 25th Infantry Division (Light) Fredonia, New York Died on May 1, 2004, in Homberg, Germany, from non-combat related injuries sustained on April 30, in Kandahar, Afghanistan
Sgt. Roy A. Wood 47 Company C, 3rd Battalion, 20th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Florida Army National Guard Alva, Florida Wood was fatally injured when the vehicle he was traveling in near Kabul, Afghanistan, hit another vehicle on January 9, 2004
Staff Sgt. Romanes L. Woodard 30 Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Hertford, Nouth Carolina Killed when a CH-47 Chinook transport helicopter crashed in bad weather near Ghazni, Afghanistan, as it was flying back to Bagram Air Base near Kabul on April 6, 2005
Sgt. Jeremy R. Wright 31 2nd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) Shelbyville, Indiana Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated next to his Ground Mobility Vehicle in Asadabad, Afghanistan, on January 3, 2005

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